Data & Special projects

Population chart

Suffolk population falls as Nassau's rises Suffolk County experienced a third year of population loss in 2016, down to 1,492,583, while Nassau continued to rise, to 1,361,500. Read more

Recycling chart

Long Island solid waste and recycling Long Island produces about 2.4 million tons of solid waste in a year and recycles about 654,000 tons of it, which works out to a rate of 27.1 percent, according to 2014-15 figures. Read more

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